Bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), W. 156

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552h

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 carnelian barrel bead with sawing groove and tapered hole - chipped and part missing

Provenance

1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, W. 156 in theives' debris on floor

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition